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  • Siemens, SK Engineering win U.S. appeal in Pemex bribery case

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a $500 million lawsuit by state-owned Mexican oil company Pemex [PEMX.UL] accusing Siemens AG and SK Engineering & Construction Co Ltd [SKEC.UL] of bribing Pemex officials to...
  • 20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea

    20th Century Fox to build theme park in South Korea
    Another multibillion-dollar Asian theme park is in the works: 20th Century Fox announced plans Wednesday to build one in South Korea. The announcement comes only seven months after the entertainment company broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un supervises rocket launches near South Korea border

    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Tuesday showed detailed photos of Kim Jong Un directing rocket launches from a site close to the South in an apparent act of defiance that puts a personal face of its leader to actions provoking its neighbours....
  • South Korea delays lifting ban on beef with feed additive

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has delayed a move to allow certain levels of the animal feed additive zilpaterol in beef to August from mid-July as it finalizes the policy, a food ministry official said on Wednesday. Seoul had already postponed the step...
  • North and South American Pix Among Locarno Fest Mix

    ROME -- The 67th Locarno Film Festival has unveiled a promising lineup, which sees particularly strong presences from both North and South America, more established auteurs competing alongside lots of newcomers, and a distinct diversity of genres and...
  • 20th Century Fox to Unveil Korea Theme Park

    HONG KONG - Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is poised to unveil plans for a new Fox World theme park in South Korea. The proposed park is a venture involving Village Roadshow and the province of South Gyeongsang and will be part of a larger...
  • South Korea airlines say flights over Ukraine rerouted since March

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's two major airlines said on Friday they had stopped flying over Ukraine air space since March 3 because of security concerns. Korean Air Lines Co Ltd and Asiana Airlines Inc both said they had changed flight paths to avoid...
  • Messaging app firm Line Corp filed for U.S. IPO: report

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Line Corp, a Japan-based social messaging service firm, has filed for an initial public offering in the United States, Bloomberg news reported on Friday, citing unidentified sources. Line's parent company, South Korea's Naver Corp,...
  • Diplomatic tensions hurting business for one third of Japan firms

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Diplomatic tensions with China and South Korea are hurting business for a third of Japanese firms, a Reuters poll found, with executives citing a drop-off in sales and difficulties in making deals work. Below are the questions and...
  • Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down

    Asian Games talks between North, South Korea break down
    Talks over North Korea’s participation in the Asian Games in Incheon broke down Thursday over issues including who would foot the expenses of the athletes' and cheerleaders' visit to South Korea.   Thursday’s meeting took place in the...
  • Surviving children of South Korea ferry disaster march to pursue full inquiry

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's forensic agency said on Friday it was impossible to determine the cause of death of a businessman linked to a ferry that sank killing 304 people in April because there was too much tissue damage to his badly decomposed...
  • South Korea to scrap rice import caps, farmers stage protest

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea will scrap caps on rice imports from 2015, potentially opening up the politically sensitive market to more imports from countries such as the United States and China, in a move that has been fiercely resisted by many farmers....